Saturday, 22 April 2017

Ozil seen mocking Alexis in training in front of Bellerin's shocking new haircut

Ozil seen mocking Alexis in training in front of Bellerin's shocking new haircut

Arsenal superstar Mesut Ozil was spotted trolling Alexis Sanchez in training ahead of the side’s all-important FA Cup semi-final clash with Manchester City.
There is huge pressure on the Gunners to get a result following a disastrous campaign, but it appears Arsene Wenger’s squad are in a relaxed mood in the lead-up to the Wembley showdown.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos asked Bayern Munich star to join Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos asked Bayern Munich star to join Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos have asked Robert Lewandowski to join Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain.

AS claim that the influential Madrid duo ‘openly asked’ the striker at the Santiago Bernabeu following Bayern Munich’s exit from the Champions League on Tuesday evening.
The report claims that Ronaldo and Ramos told the 28-year-old that there ‘was room’ for him in their team, while the Poland international also had a brief conversation with Madrid president Florentino Perez.

Assassination attempt: Why Kogi governor wants me dead – Dino Melaye

Hundreds of women on Saturday staged a peaceful protest in Aiyetoro-Gbede, Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, over the reported attempt to kill Sen. Dino Melaye on April 15.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 10 gunmen stormed the senator’s house at Aiyetoro-Gbede in the early hours of the said date, and opened fire from various directions.

NAN reports that the entire house was riddled with bullets, while two vehicles parked in the estate were damaged by the hoodlums.

British Airways commends Nigerian govt on completion of Abuja Airport

British Airways has commended the Nigerian government on the timely completion of the repairs on the Abuja airport runway.

Mr Kola Olayinka, the airline’s Regional Commercial Manager for West Africa, lauded the government in a statement on Saturday in Lagos.

Sex Scandal: Apostle Suleman Visits Police Headuarters

Apostle Johnson Suleman of the Omega Fire Ministries yesterday visited DIG Joshak Habila, CP Okoye Celestine at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Breakup Is Inevitable – Senator Okurounmu

A delegate to the National Conference and Chairman of the committee that laid the framework, Senator Femi Okurounmu, has declared that Nigeria’s breakup is inevitable.
While giving his reasons, the former lawmaker said it is not compulsory that Nigeria will remain as one nation, noting that the northern region has been oppressing other regions since independence.

Massive Shake-Up in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

In line with the ongoing reforms in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Management has announced the retirement of some staff and the deployment of others.

The retired staff are: Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, Managing Director, NNPC Retail Ltd; Mr. Alpha P. Mamza, Executive Director, Operations, NNPC Retail Ltd; and Mr. Oluwa Kayode Erinoso, Manager, Distribution, NNPC Retail Ltd.

DSS raids PenCom office in Abuja

The operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) have raided the office of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) in Abuja.

The action followed the refusal of the former Director General of the commission, Mrs Chinelo Anohu- Amazu, to hand over to her successor. Anohu-Amazu was on Wednesday sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Sell Your Jets and Use the Money to Feed the Poor - Reno Omokri Challenges Nigerian Pastors

A former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has challenged Nigerian pastors to live an examplary life by selling their private jets and use the money to carter for the needy in their communities.

He was reacting following serious of reports in which a good number of Nigerians are attempting to kill themselves ostensibly over the economic hardship in the country after the shocking decision by a doctor who killed himself by jumping into the Lagos Lagoon last week. This was followed by another case of two women who were rescued from jumping into the Lagoon by the Lagos State Police Command.

Money Ritual: How a Herbalist Collected N400k from a Client, Killed and Dumped His Body by the Roadside

The quest of a 40-year-old vulcaniser, Oderinde Sunday, to be rich through money ritual ended tragically for him, as the herbalist he consulted allegedly killed him and dumped his body on the road side after collecting N400,000 from him in Osogbo, Osun State.

But the suspected killer, 34-year-old Saheed Adekunle, resident in 24 Alaperin street, Sabo area, Osogbo, had no hiding place, as the Osun State Police Command uncovered the tracks he thought he had perfectly covered and arrested him.

Veteran Actor, Olumide Bakare is dead

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Olumide Bakare is dead. The popular actor who has been battling with a heart/lung disease died in the early hours of Saturday Morning. This is according to hispersonal assistant, who was with him when he passed away.

Mel B Is Using Our Divorce To Alienate Me From our Daughter - Stephen Belafonte

Singer Mel B’s estranged husband has accused her of deliberately ‘alienating’ him from their children as they go through an acrimonious divorce battle.

In court papers seen by the Daily Mail, Stephen Belafonte accuses the ex-Spice Girl of using a temporary restraining order against him ‘as a sword rather than a shield’ to stop him seeing the girls.

See what a church member wrote about Nigerian pastor accused of sexual abuse in SA

Nigerian pastor Tim Omotoso was arrested on Thursday at the Port Elizabeth Airport by the Hawks and police's tactical response unit. He made his first appearance at the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court Friday, on human trafficking charges. The televangelist is accused of allegedly molesting congregants, some of them as young as 14-years-old. Read the post after the cut...

Nuns Denounce Christ, Begin To Sell Weed (Marijuana) On Streets

California’s self-ordained feminist ‘weed nuns’, are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products.

No More Charges On Large Withdrawals - CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed Deposit Money Banks to suspend charges on over-the-counter or ATM withdrawals of above N500,000 or deposit of same amount.

The apex bank’s Director, Banking and Payments System Department, Mr. Dipo Fatokun, in a circular dated April 20, 2017, said all the charges introduced in February, and meant to take effect from April 1, 2017, have been dropped, Punch reports.

Police declares Akwaza, suspect in Zaki Biam killings “wanted”


The police on Friday declared one Terwase Akwaza a.k.a `Ghana’, wanted, in connection with the March 20th killing of 17 persons by gunmen in Zaki Biam, Benue.
Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshod disclosed in Abuja while parading 19 suspects, including two women, allegedly involved in the crime.
Moshod said investigation revealed that  Awaza was also responsible for the killing of Mr Desen Igbana, Special Adviser on Security to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue.

My friend begged my husband to return her pants – Woman tells court

My friend begged my husband to return her pants – Woman tells court

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Friday dissolved an 18-year-old marriage between Mrs Taiwo Bolumade and her husband, Olajide over counter allegations of infidelity and battery.
This dissolution came after several adjournments by the court asking the couple to resolve their differences were unsuccessful.

$43.4m: Osinbajo panel writes SGF, NIA DG

The Presidential Investigative Committee has formally written to the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr.  Ayo Oke.
The committee, headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, directed the two officials to submit all documents relating to award of contracts by the Presidential Initiative for the North East (PINE) and the cash remittances to NIA in the last two years.

Anti-corruption war: Don’t think you are dealing with infants – CAN tells Buhari

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to extend his anti-corruption war to those around him and stop being one-sided.
He asked Buhari to avoid being partial in his anti-corruption crusade, noting that those who brought him to power were not infants.

Nigerian Cleaner, James Nabbed After Stealing $2600 From His Boss

“A Nigerian cleaner identified as James who stole $2600 from his boss, was caught and paraded before journalists yesterday. According to Chukwudi Iwuchukwu, this is a break down of how he allegedly shared his loot.

More than 7million PVCs still uncollected – INEC boss, Prof. Yakubu

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), at a one day CSO strategy meeting to review elections in Nigeria post 2015 held in Lagos, said that there were over 7 million uncollected Permanent Voters Cards (PVC), across the country.

Man Commits Suicide Inside Port Harcourt Church

The remains of a young parishioner, simply identified as Kachi, was found hanging in the early hours of Friday inside the hall of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Port Harcourt.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the development is causing panic among residents of the area.
NAN gathered that the deceased, an indigene of Imo, was a devoted Catholic and former Mass servant of the church.

53-Year-Old Nigerian Woman Marries Her Oyinbo Lesbian Partner In US

A Nigerian lesbian woman , 53 – year – old Moji Solar – Percy, walked down the aisle with her American ‘ wife’ on Tuesday in the US , celebrating the freedom that she would not have had in Nigeria .
Solar – Percy, a real estate mogul, runs a company, Solar Worldwide Realty Inc . in Staten Island , New York . She gushed about her love for the woman , with whom she probably would have been arrested if the wedding had taken place in Nigeria .

Gunmen kill APC chieftain, son

Some unidentified gunmen have killed a 50-year old businessman, Alhaji Bello Danbuba, and his teenage son, Aliyu, in Gandi village, Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

The killings happened on Thursday.

Man sues ex-wife for refund of wedding expenses

Man sues ex-wife for refund of wedding expenses

A divorcee, Yusuf Saidu, on Friday approached an Upper Area Court at Karu in Abuja to seek refund of the money he spent on the wedding of his former wife.
Saidu is pleading with court to compel his ex-wife, named Habiba, to refund some N400, 000 he spent on their wedding three years ago to enable him marry another wife.

No sense in Rashford playing for England Under-21s – Mourinho

No sense in Rashford playing for England Under-21s – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on Friday said it made no sense for striker Marcus Rashford to play for England’s Under-21 team in June’s European Championship in Poland.
Mourinho said the teenager had risen above that level.

Air Peace condemns attacks on employees

Air Peace condemns attacks on employees

Air Peace has condemned the attacks on its staff by some passengers in Abuja, Lagos, Calabar and other parts of the country.
The airline in a statement issued by its Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah on Friday, warned that it would no longer condone members of the public endangering the lives of its workers.

Mob attacks man accused of blasphemy in north Pakistan

Mob attacks man accused of blasphemy in north Pakistan

A mob attacked a man accused of blasphemy during Friday prayers in a northern Pakistani town and injured six police officers after they intervened to rescue him.
It was the third blasphemy-related incident in Pakistan this month after a student was beaten to death by a lynch mob and a faith healer was shot dead.

Man United’s Rojo out for season with cruciate ligament injury – reports

Man United’s Rojo out for season with cruciate ligament injury – reports

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo will miss the rest of the season due to a ruptured cruciate ligament in his left knee, according to multiple UK newspapers.
Rojo, 27, was stretchered off in the first half of United’s 2-1 Europa League win against Anderlecht on Thursday after committing to a tackle. He tried to play on, but went down minutes later and signalled to the sidelines for a substitute.

After running away from home for Big Brother, my Dad welcomed me with "I Love You My Daughter"

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Debie-Rise has narrated how her father welcomed her home, after she ran away from to be part of the show. Debie-Rise absconded from home, as her father who is reportedly a pastor restricted her from being part of the show. She said...
“Apart from the fact that my father is a pastor, I feel like I’m a typical girl with a good cultural upbringing from the north where parents are very protective of their children or they are just worried about the outside world like the city life.

EFCC May Declare Top Nigerian Politician Wanted as N6billion Is Uncovered In Bank Accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it may declare a former Commissioner of Local Government in Niger wanted after a further N2bn was traced to his UBA account by the agency, The Punch reports.

It will be recalled that EFCC sources on Friday in Abuja said that the‎ ‎discovery brought to N6bn funds traced to accounts held by the politician and companies linked to him.

The Commission had some weeks ago traced N4bn to two accounts in GTBank, both linked to him. ‎